Senior Advisor, Institutional Space Planning

York University in Toronto, ON, Canada

Posted: 5/30/19
Deadline: 6/28/19
Reference Number: CPM-11868

About This Organization

York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Our 53,000 students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Meaningful and sometimes unexpected careers result from cross-discipline programming, innovative course design and diverse experiential learning opportunities. York students and graduates push limits, achieve goals and find solutions to the world’s most pressing social challenges, empowered by a strong community that opens minds. York U is an internationally recognized research university – our 11 faculties and 24 research centres have partnerships with 200+ leading universities worldwide.

Job Duties

In this role you will be responsible for ensuring a thoughtful approach to space creation by the University and that assignment, utilization and planning reflects University policies and priorities. You will be responsible for making sure that appropriate facilities are available to support the academic and research enterprises of the University. You will provide leadership and support for major capital construction projects by ensuring that the design and built product best meets the requirements of users and the operating practices and standards of the University.
To be considered for this opportunity, you will bring the following:

A Degree(s) and professional license in Engineering or Architecture is required coupled with a Project Manager or Facility Management accreditation. Graduate degree preferred. Project Management or Facility Management accreditation is an asset. In addition, you will bring a minimum of 5 years of progressive experience and leadership in facility management, construction or planning in large institutional, industrial or commercial enterprises.

For full position details and to apply to this exciting opportunity visit and refer to posting CPM-11868.
We offer comprehensive benefits and access to superb educational and recreational facilities. For more information on what York has to offer U please visit:

York University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University’s employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code. York University is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment.

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